Guimaras gets first share of Sinovac

Guimaras Sinovac vaccines

One hundred doses of CoronaVac vaccines from Sinovac Biotech’s laboratory arrived in the island province today.

The initial batch of COVID-19 vaccines from China is intended for frontline health workers in 3 hospitals, the Catalino G. Nava Provincial Hospital in Jordan, Buenavista Emergency Hospital, and Nueva Valencia District Hospital in Barangay Lanipe.

Guimaras Rep. Lucille Ledesma-Nava and Gov. Samuel Tayo Gumarin who are both doctors of medicine, led the ceremonial welcome at the Jordan wharf.

Sinovac vaccines in Guimaras
Sinovac vaccines in Guimaras.

Also on hand were Dr. Nilda Delumpa-Baingan, Center for Health Development Officer for Guimaras of the Department of Health (CHDO-DOH), and Dr. Lutgarda Catrel Arano Nava, Guimaras Provincial Health Officer.

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